Our Philosophy

The company began in 2003 with a proactive approach to network and server monitoring, as well as providing clients with hosted email solutions, and has now evolved into a full-service managed service provider.

Our clients depend on technology to operate their businesses, and they consider technology to be one of the most critical components in keeping their company going.

We work with our clients to ensure that their mission-critical applications are available to end users in a reliable, secure, and cost-effective manner, while also protecting their networks with the most up-to-date network security, backup, and disaster recovery solutions, as well as access to our engineers when they need it.

We accomplish this by working closely with our clients to establish their specific requirements for the present and future. We seek to develop a relationship with each client in which they see us as an extension of their businesses. We strive to build partnerships in which we are not only recognized as IT experts, but as their trusted IT advisor for all things related to technology in their business. We’d love to speak with you if you’re looking for a trusted IT advisor and technology partner who always puts your business first and is prepared to work within your budget!

Meet our team!

Chris Provencher

President / Owner

Chris joined Reliable Networks in 2009 and has more than 20 years of IT consulting, support, business development, and project management expertise supporting clients large and small in leveraging technology to improve their bottom line.

He has extensive experience of Microsoft technologies, ranging from on-premise servers to O365 and Azure, IT Security, vCIO services, networking design and implementation, and Citrix, having implemented some of the state’s largest and most complicated Citrix solutions.

David Merrill

Senior Systems Engineer

Joining Reliable Networks in 2015, David Merrill brings twenty five years of experience in network administration, systems integration/deployment and software development. David specializes in Linux operating systems, hypervisors and associated infrastructure, public cloud, IP networking and has a strong focus in project management.

David holds an B.A. in mathematics from Bates College and a M.A. in mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Dale Powers

Systems Engineer

Dale Powers joined the team in 2016, he is a graduate of University of Maine with a Degree in English with a Concentration in Technical Writing and started his career writing manuals and help files for software companies before transitioning into Technical Support and IT. He most recently completed his Network+ and wakes up each day wanting to help people with all things IT related. Dale brings 40+ years of technical experience to the team.